Lookup Public Records in Greene CountyGeorgia. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Greene County, Georgia Overview

Greene County is located in the state of Georgia. Named after Nathanael Greene, the county was formed in 1786 and its county seat is Greensboro. The county has a total population of 16,321, as of 2013, with its area spanning 406 square miles (land area being 387 square miles, while water area being 19 square miles). The county consists of 6 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 30642 recorded as the one with the largest population. Greene County borders the following counties: Oglethorpe County, Georgia to the north; Taliaferro County, Georgia to the east; Morgan County, Georgia to the west; Oconee County, Georgia to the northwest; Putnam County, Georgia to the southwest, and; Hancock County, Georgia to the southeast.

Greene County Clerk Information

The Greene County Clerk is an administrative office of the Greene County Board of Commissioners and maintains records of Board of Commissioners actions. The County Clerk does not handle court-related actions. If you are seeking vital records, please contact the Greene County Probate Court at 706-453-3346. For deeds or other documents that are filed with the courts, please contact the Greene County Clerk of Court at 706-453-3340.

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:

Sylvia Hill, County Clerk
Greene County Government Office
1034 Silver Drive
Greensboro, GA 30642
Office: (706) 453-7716
Fax: 706-453-9555
Email: countyclerk@greenecountyga.gov

Greene Board of Commissioners Information

The Greene County Board of Commissioners maintains records for the following offices: General Administration, Public Buildings, Emergency Management, E-911/Communication, Board of Commissioners, GIS, Road Department, Senior Center, Building & Zoning, Animal Control, EMS, and County Commissioners. They do not maintain records for the following offices: Sheriff’s Department, Tax Commissioner, Tax Assessor, Coroner, or any Court-related offices. You will need to contact those agencies individually to obtain records in those offices’ possession.

What you need to know about submitting an open records request:

  • When making your request, please be sure you know specifically what record you need.
    Most records requests can be completed in a timely manner, but don’t forget to ask for records in advance. The Open Records Officer has up to three business days to either make the records available, provide a timetable/estimate for providing the records, or provide a written explanation as to why the specific record is an exception to the Open Records Law.
  • Also, the law allows for the copying of documents to be up to 10 cents per page. If the retrieval of the record requires significant administrative costs, you could be billed an hourly rate that would not exceed the salary of the lowest-paid full-time employee who, in the discretion of the Open Records Officer, has the necessary skill and training to search and retrieve the records requested.

Below is the physical address of the Board of Commissioners:

Chris Edwards, Open Records Officer
1034 Silver Drive, Suite 201
Greensboro, GA 30642
Phone: 706-453-7716 Ext. 207
Email: cedwards@greenecountyga.gov

Greene Clerk of Superior Court Information

Below is the physical address of the Clerk of Superior Court:

Deborah D. Jackson, Clerk of Superior Court
113 North Main St, Ste 109,
Greensboro, GA 30642
Phone: 706-453-3340
Fax: 706-453-9179
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Greene, GA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200913,808
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20093,125
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200931
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200926
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009114
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,125
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009162
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009112
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200971
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-2009903
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200929
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009682
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009133
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200966
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009359
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009272
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009267
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009107
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200944
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200912
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200960
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20096,013
Greene County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Greene County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
State Law:Marriage – Title 19, Chapter 3 and Domestic Relations – Sections 19-3-62 to 19-3-64
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Greene County Marriage License
Location:113 North Main Street, Greensboro, Georgia, 30642
Phone:706-453-3346

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